Atletico Madrid FC

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid FC is one of the greatest Spanish football clubs even that its reality more often than not have been foreshadowed by the monsters Barcelona and Real Madrid. Club Atlético de Madrid, which is the complete name, has assumed the job of the younger sibling to Real Madrid and being the group that consistently endeavor to disturb the request. The club has likewise been infamous for an amazing high rate of sacked managers.


Atlectico Madrid FC was established in 1903, under the name of Athletic Club de Madrid. Its organizers, three Basque understudies living in Madrid, considered the club a young part of Athletic Bilbao. The club first shirts with blue and white shirts were most likely enlivened by Blackburn Rovers. After eight years they would change to red and white shirt and this time by the impact of Southampton. The legacy from the primary pack lives on with the blue shorts.

Vicente Calderón era:

Regardless of the accomplishment in Europe, Atlético Madrid FC wound up in a tough situation. A money related emergency powers Atlético to sell the Estadio Metropolitano.

In 1964 Vicente Calderón is named as new club president. He acquires new players, as Luis Aragonés, and Atlético arrive at the last of the Copa del Rey. After a year Atlético arrive at the semi-last of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, however are taken out by Italian monsters Juventus.

The Copa del Rey is guaranteed again after a noteworthy hurry to the last against Real Madrid, Valencia, Real Sociedad and Zaragoza.

Atlético Madrid FC waved farewell to the Estadio Metropolitano in 1966, praising another class title, completing a solitary point in front of Real Madrid.

The accompanying season, Luis Aragonés scores the first since forever goal in the new arena, Estadio Manzanares.

Glory years:

In the wake of selecting previous goalkeeper Marcel Domingo as new first group mentor, Atlético Madrid FC keeps winning and catches the association title with some amazing showcases. A season later the title is lost on the most recent day of the period against Valencia.

That year Atlético extends its arena and renames it after one of the best presidents ever, Vicente Calderón.

Atlético is taken out right off the bat in the European Cup in 1972/73, which enables the group to concentrate on the alliance. With a great run of games, the group wins the title, two focuses in front of Barcelona.

A season later Atlético delegates a mentor from Argentina: Lorenzo. The club signs numerous South Americans and procures the epithet Los Indios, in light of the fact that the tanned South-Americans help the Spanish individuals to remember Indians. Lorenzo’s protective strategies demonstrate effective, on the grounds that Atlético arrive at the last of the European Cup.

Atlético’s first appropriate European Cup last is an emotional undertaking. 1-0 up going into the withering seconds, Bayern protector Georg Schwarzenbeck pounds the ball from 25 yards into the rear of the net past Atléti goalkeeper Miguel Reina. Misfortune. In the replay two days after the fact, Bayern exploit a worn out Atlético side and win 4-0.

Bayern decline to play against an extreme Independiente side in the Intercontinental Cup, so Atlético finds the opportunity to win the challenge currently known as the Club World Championship, thus Atléti does. It’s the principal accomplishment of Luis Aragonés as mentor.

After a year Aragonés’ men win the Copa del Rey, a title which was dubiously lost to Real Madrid the season previously. In 1976/77 Atlético win the Primera División for the eighth time after an exciting title race with Cruyff’s Barcelona.

Dry years:

It would be the last title Atlético Madrid FC would to celebrate for some time. The performance of Atletico went downhill and 1978/79 would be a deplorable year. After only five matches mentor Núñez is terminated and Luis Aragonés briefly comes back to mentor the group, however was later supplanted by Hungarian Szusza.

Atlético Madrid FC as a club are moving downhill, and during the season the players go on a strike, wanting to drive conditions to be improved. Therefore the club questionably suspends player Ayala.

It would be quite a while before Atlético got the opportunity to commend achievement once more. In 1984/85 the group wins the Copa del Rey in Aragonés’ third spell as first group mentor (he has an aggregate of seven!).

Toward the beginning of the following season Atlético likewise wins the Spanish Super Cup. Furthermore, in a similar season Aragonés would lead the group to the last of the European Cup Winners Cup, however Dinamo Kiev are excessively solid, and Atlético tumble to a 3-0 defeat.

Gil y Gil Years:

The accompanying time frame is one of much disturbance, with Jesús Gil y Gil assuming control over the club in 1987. The fans were desperate for another la Liga title and Gil picked up control by promising to sign Paulo Futre.

This lead to achievement in the Copa del Rey – Atlético won the cup in 1990/91 and 1991/92 – however meanwhile Atlético turned into a burial ground of mentors.

The questionable club president shuts Atlético’s cantera in 1992 and gradually appears to lead the club toward bankrupcy, marking costly players the club can’t bear.

Notwithstanding, Gil’s activities led to accomplishment in 1995/96. After about twenty years, Atlético at last win the Spanish association once more, and furthermore win the Copa del Rey to make it an incredible twofold. Indeed, even today, every fan recollects the popular Doblete, with players like Caminero, Simeone, Pantic and Kiko, all lead by mentor Radomir Antic.

In the accompanying seasons Atlético would sign large players like Christian Vieri, Juninho and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, however in the long run Gil’s rule lead to Atlético’s destruction.

In 1999/2000 Gil and his board were suspended pending examination by the Spanish government with respect to money related issues. It was one of the numerous claims against Jesús Gil y Gil, however without a doubt one with enormous ramifications for Atlético.

With the club in disturbance, the performance on the pitch dropped to an appalling level. Regardless of arriving at the last of the Copa del Rey, Atlético were consigned on the last match of the period, after Pichichi-champ Hasselbaink neglected to change over a punishment against Real Oviedo. At that point administrator Claudio Ranieri surrendered as Atlético were setting out toward the Segunda.

Atlético burned through two seasons in Spain’s subsequent division, which were depicted as dos años en el infierno – two years in damnation.

The Diego Simeone era:

Diego Simeone’s arrangement as lead trainer in 2011 saw the club come back to its previous ways of wonder without huge stars, yet with the possibility of cooperation. Under his initiative, the club won an Europa League in 2012, and lined it up with a Copa del Rey in 2013 and its tenth La Liga in 2014. After the group’s triumph in the UEFA Super Cup 2018, Simeone turned into the best administrator in the club’s history.

The club’s missing trophy is that of the Champions League. Athlético has been near win it, being runners up in 2013–14 and 2015–16 or more arriving at the semi-finals in 2016–17.

Major titles and Trophies of Atletico Madrid:

SPANISH CHAMPION: 1913-14 ,  1995-96 ,  1976-77 ,  1972-73 ,  1969-70 ,  1965-66 ,  1950-51 ,  1949-50 ,  1940-41 ,  1939-40

SPANISH CUP WINNER: 2012-13 , 1995-96 ,  1991-92 ,  1990-91 ,  1984-85 ,  1975-76 ,  1971-72 ,  1964-65 ,  1960-61 ,  1959-60


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